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UKAS now “a partner to Government”

In a BMTA interview with retired chief executive of UKAS, Paul Stennett MBE, we learn, What is most satisfying is that UKAS is now seen as being a partner to Government, helping to deliver their regulatory agenda and in many cases … Continue reading

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How a minimum unit price for alcohol was scuppered

Gilmore and Daube have described How a minimum unit price for alcohol was scuppered in the BMJ.   The government buried evidence that it had commissioned because it would have displeased the alcohol industry and its lobbyists.  A country is no more than … Continue reading

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Compulsory tending to end NHS services

Statutory Instrument 257 will be secondary legislation under Section 75 of the Health & Social Care Act.  It will secretly become law without parliamentary debate on the 1st April 2013. That doesn’t sound interesting, but it is the product of lobbying … Continue reading

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UK Metric Association falsehood exposed

Here is a nice story of how unelected pressure groups lobby the unaccountable EC.  It has the power to force the unwilling into complying with the minority aims of their single-issue groups.  It’s how the inspection cartel has grown. That’s how Washington works … Continue reading

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